Loose Wiper Bracket
Posted 12 January 2013 - 02:26 PM
Any experience out there? Any suggestions/help will be greatly appreciated.
Alan Brandt (F358526)
Posted 12 January 2013 - 05:28 PM
Posted 13 January 2013 - 06:19 AM
The problem happens up North quite often when the wiper blades freeze to the windshield and we power them up. There is a considerable amount of torque on the shaft / arm joint.
Some systems do use a friction coupling, just a snug joint between the arm and shaft. should this be the case Do Not Over Tighten. That can damage the drive shaft.
Posted 13 January 2013 - 10:53 AM
Just to add to Rich's answer. On all of my vehicles I have made a habit of turning off the wipers when I stop the engine. This way I don't have then trying to come on when the windshield is frozen or the windshield is dry. Just one of my quirks.
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Posted 13 January 2013 - 12:42 PM
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